The decision can be taken in the cabinet meeting today if the corona lockdown issued in Rajasthan is extended till May 31. New guidelines can also be issued in which exemption in lockdown rules can be announced.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot (File Photo)
In Rajasthan (Rajasthan Lockdown Update), there is a continuous decrease in the number of new corona infections. However, the lockdown issued in the state can be extended till 31 May (Gehlot Govt will Increase Lockdown Till May 31). According to the information received, the Gehlot government has agreed to extend the lockdown till May 31, and the Home Department has also prepared guidelines for this. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also called a virtual meeting of the cabinet today at 12.30 to increase lockdown and start unlocking from June 1. On the other hand, cases of Mucomycosis i.e. Black Fungus are continuously coming up in Rajasthan, after which the Government has issued orders to be vigilant.
So far, 700 cases of black fungus have been found in Rajasthan. Late Friday evening, Health Minister Raghu Sharma has instructed to identify patients of black fungus by conducting door-to-door survey. Today’s cabinet meeting will also discuss the restrictions of COVID management and lockdown, as well as a new strategy regarding Black fungus is also likely to be discussed.
Reduced cases but black fungus is a big risk
Please tell that after 35 days in Rajasthan, on Friday, about 6,225 new corona cases have been found, less than 7 thousand, while 129 people have died. However, after Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan became the 10th state in the country where the total number of infected people has crossed 9 lakh. On the other hand, cases of black fungus have been more than 700 in the state, after which the Gehlot government has declared it an epidemic. The government has set some protocols and rates for private hospitals for its treatment.
Experts want the lockdown to increase
The government advisors have suggested that the lockdown be extended to May 31. According to the expert, two weeks lockdown is necessary to break the corona chain and if there is a possibility of increasing the cases again. However, in some cases exemption can also be given in this lockdown. There is a ban on MNREGA works in rural areas from May 10, although MLAs are constantly demanding to get it started. In the new guideline, you can get the freedom to start MNREGA works with social distancing.
Multiple discounts possible
Apart from MNREGA, the time for agricultural inputs and equipment-linked outlets can be increased. Farmers are preparing the fields for the preparation of kharif sowing, in such a situation it has become necessary to open shops related to manure, seeds, agricultural implements and their maintenance. Apart from this, the time of shops related to grocery and food items can be increased in the new guideline. At present, these shops are allowed to open only 5 days a week from 6 to 11 am, this can be done till 6 pm.
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